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You’re Not Lost With Maxie McCoy + Ask Shannah

Have you ever felt lost? I sure know I have, and I’m guessing you have as well. Whether you feel lost in your career, your finances, your relationships or just in life in general, this podcast episode should be one you keep on rotation. Author and all-around amazing chic, Maxie McCoy, is bringing some of her best knowledge and tips from her upcoming book, You’re Not Lost: An Inspired Action Plan for Finding Your Own Way.

On This Podcast Episode:

We’re starting things off with a very relevant Ask Shannah question from Jane who is searching for answers for feeling lost financially. While there aren’t any magical solutions, I share my two tips for helping you find your way.

From there, Maxie drops her wisdom about how you can proactively find your way from feeling lost to found in her new book, You’re Not Lost.

One of my favorite tips she shared was the idea of starting small – something we all know we should do but so seldom do. And, her advice about getting insights from your friends is one of the most revolutionary steps I’ve taken this year to change my approach to just about everything – so I know it will work for you too.

You can pre-order Maxie’s book You’re Not Lost today!

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Innovation That Leads To Change In The Black Millennial Community With Ras Asan

Ras Asan means business. As a black millennial male himself, he co-founded BREAUX Capital rising from his own needs to figure out a different way to approach financial wellness. He figured if other black millennials were having the problems he was having, then he needed to start a company to meet their needs. BREAUX Capital’s innovation is shaking up the fin-tech space and that’s certainly not a bad thing.

On This Podcast Episode:

Ras is one of those guests that I could talk to for hours. He’s articulate, diverse, and has learned many money lessons along his own entrepreneurial journey that he’s sharing on this episode.

Cooperatively owned and operated, BREAUX Capital is focused on increasing the financial wellness of millennial Black males. Since launching with only $500, BREAUX Capital has bootstrapped its way to serving members across the country. BREAUX Capital leverages a combination of software and a membership community to enhance the short and long-term financial health of its members.

There’s no doubt in my mind that Ras and Breaux Capital will continue to shake up this old-fashioned industry.

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Millennial Money is more than just a podcast, we’re all about family here. Join us each weekend for our Sunday Seven Email Club, where we’ll share bonus episodes, money tips, life hacks, exclusive music drops, travel deals, breakfast treats and a whole lotta’ fun!

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How to Win at Adulting with Arika Pierce + Ask Shannah

“There are days I wish I could crawl back into my parent’s house and make them make all the decisions,”  proclaimed Airka Pierce. Haven’t we all been there on those days when life just doesn’t seem to make sense? There are ways to win at adulting, and our podcast guest, Arika Pierce, is dropping some bombs of wisdom on this podcast episode.

On This Podcast Episode:

Arika Pierce is a generational strategist, Xenial, attorney, author, Millennial Coach and speaker and author of The Millennial’s Playbook to Adulting. Think of her like me, your big sister sharing lessons she’s learned along the way. On this podcast episode, we’re chatting about some of her favorite playbook advice for your wallet and your career, and why she says that her best piece of advice is, “always be comfortable with being uncomfortable.”

Today’s Ask Shannah question is from Dylan who is curious about the difference between buying life insurance through his company or through an outside company like Haven Life.

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Reinvent Your Wardrobe (& Save $$) with Brooklyn Decker and Whitney Casey + Ask Shannah

You look in your closet and can’t find a thing to wear. So, naturally, you jump online to start shopping. But, what if there was a better way? What if you could have your closet on your phone and shop your closet in a new way each day? Meet Finery.

Finery is the first digital wardrobe platform that organizes your wardrobe and uses predictive analytics to style you with the clothes you already own, founded by Brooklyn Decker (actress, model, currently on “‘Gracie and Frankie”) and Whitney Casey (former ABC and CNN anchor). Brooklyn and Whitney created Finery after realizing there was Spotify to manage our music, Tripit to manage our travel and Mint to manage our finances – why wasn’t there an app to manage our wardrobes, which women spend more on than their education?

On This Podcast Episode:

I’m talking raw and honest with Brooklyn and Whitney about what it took as female entrepreneurs to launch their new business venture, Finery. There are so many great pearls of wisdom in this podcast episode whether you just want to find a way to save money and shop your wardrobe or you want to some female to female advice on getting your business up and running.

We’re covering:

  • Why they decided to build an app that stops selling people more stuff and starts helping them use what they’ve got
  • How to find your “perfect” business partner
  • Why investors are finally excited about investing in female-owned startups
  • Debunking myths women have on how they spend, save and invest their money

Plus, thanks to Robin for your Ask Shannah contribution!

Check out the GoBankingRates #SmartMoneySquad article I mentioned in the episode.

Episode Sponsor:

Thanks to Wing for sponsoring this podcast episode. Head over to Wing’s website and enter code MYMONEY to get $25 off your first month’s bill.

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Please leave an honest review for Millennial Money on iTunes! Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and much appreciated! You’re awesome!

Millennial Money is more than just a podcast, we’re all about family here. Join us each weekend for our Sunday Seven Email Club, where we’ll share bonus episodes, money tips, life hacks, exclusive music drops, travel deals, breakfast treats and a whole lotta’ fun!

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Everyone Has a Story with Lily Clayton Hansen + Ask Shannah

We talk often on this podcast about our own stories – our money stories, our career stories, our family stories, etc. and how those stories have a direct correlation to the decisions we make in our lives. Our podcast guest, Lily Clayton Hansen, has built her career sharing stories of people who inspire her focused on her goal of reminding people, “that by keeping an open mind and heart we can foster genuine connection.” We need connections now more than ever.

On This Podcast Episode:

Lily was a guest on the podcast way back when her first book, Word of Mouth, hit the scene and she’s back again to chat about her new book, Word of Mouth: More Conversations, chronically stories from her hometown of Nashville.

In Word of Mouth: More Conversations—the follow-up to Hansen’s first coffee table book, Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations, which sparked collaborations with institutions such as the Nashville International Airport and Vanderbilt University—the author interviews a wide cast of characters from business owners to community leaders and artists. Her intention is to show the textured, complex creative mecca that is Nashville.

My hope through this conversation is that you’ll be inspired to have more conversations – conversations with your partner about money, conversations with your family, conversations with people you come in contact with about their life and find common connections. Also, I hope Lily’s story shows you that a dream career is possible without a huge NY Times best-seller or millions of books sold. She’s a millennial on a mission and her fearlessness is downright infectious.

Music credit: Rod Steward, Every Picture Tells a Story

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Millennial Money is more than just a podcast, we’re all about family here. Join us each weekend for our Sunday Seven Email Club, where we’ll share bonus episodes, money tips, life hacks, exclusive music drops, travel deals, breakfast treats and a whole lotta’ fun!

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Why Being Bad With Money Isn’t So Bad With Gaby Dunn + Ask Shannah

You may know of the name Gaby Dunn. She’s host of a popular podcast, Bad With Money, and is also a New York Times best-selling author, journalist, Comedian and YouTuber. Basically, she’s never bored! Gaby realized one day that if she was bad with money, other people must be too, and so she decided to start a conversation around it.

On This Podcast Episode:

“Money scripts, how you think about money based on what your family taught you is a new concept to me. Everybody learned about money by who they were raised by and it’s hard to undo that,” proclaims Gaby on this podcast episode.

This was one of my favorite podcast conversations. Gaby is funny, engaging, and deeply committed to understanding why people are bad with their money. Her podcast hosts intelligent guests and she’s not afraid to be raw and real about her own money journey. We’re covering:

  • How money scripts play into your financial thoughts
  • Why she thinks the lack of financial literacy is a conspiracy
  • How her own money story has shaped her finances
  • Why she feels talking about money is so important…even if it’s a taboo topic

To follow Gaby, you can go here:

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Millennial Money is more than just a podcast, we’re all about family here. Join us each weekend for our Sunday Seven Email Club, where we’ll share bonus episodes, money tips, life hacks, exclusive music drops, travel deals, breakfast treats and a whole lotta’ fun!

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Overcoming Industry Stereotypes In Your Career with Mary Beth Storjohann + Ask Shannah

No matter what career you’re in likely there are a few industry stereotypes that you have to overcome. Being a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER is no different – especially being a female in this industry. Mary Beth Storjohann is a leader in the CFP® world, a podcaster, a mother and so much more and joining on Part 1 of this podcast episode to discuss how she’s overcoming industry stereotypes and how you can as well.

On This Podcast Episode:

Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP® and Founder of Workable Wealth is an author, financial planner and accountability coach working to help clients in their 20s-40s across the country make smart, educated choices with their money. Her recent accolades include the “Top 40 Under 40” by Investment News, “10 young Advisors to Watch” by Financial Advisor Magazine, and “10 of the Best Personal Finance Experts on Twitter.” She frequently appears on NBC as a financial expert and her expertise has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes and more.

She’s joining me on Part 1 of this podcast episode to dish about career stereotypes that we’ve both faced and dishing about some of her favorite tips that women need to be aware of to build a strong financial future.

You can check out Part 2 of this podcast on Work Your Wealth Podcast

You can connect with her via Twitter @marybstorj, on Facebook, or via Instagram.

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Millennial Money is more than just a podcast, we’re all about family here. Join us each weekend for our Sunday Seven Email Club, where we’ll share bonus episodes, money tips, life hacks, exclusive music drops, travel deals, breakfast treats and a whole lotta’ fun!

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Bringing Your Big Business Dream to Life with Jessica Nazarali + Ask Shannah

Jessica Nazarali always had a big business dream – she knew she wanted to help people and be involved with personal development but wasn’t sure how to execute that. When she started a blog about healthy food in 2011 she quickly realized that her dream could become a reality. She now runs a popular podcast called It Girl Radio and It Girl Academy to help other women realize their business dreams…but she definitely learned some money lessons along the way.

On This Podcast Episode:

Jessica joined me all the way from Austrailia for this episode, and she’s dishing about the realities of running a successful company and online company that earns well over six figures. We tackled some tough questions in this interview including:

  • How do you begin to overcome self-doubt and fear with running your own business
  • How to feel worthy of making money when you run your own business
  • What stumbling blocks in her own money journey that she had to overcome to be successful at helping others
  • Is running an online business and blog still a viable way to make a sustainable income
  • Why she says to, “stop telling your story around money if it’s not helping you”

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Turning Purpose Into Profit With Melyssa Griffin + Ask Shannah

We’ve all heard of those people who launch online businesses and make a million dollars, and yet it all still seems a bit unbelievable. Almost on accident, Melyssa Griffin transformed her once website design job into a multi-million dollar online business teaching others how to transform their own business…but at the end of the day, she felt a bit purposeless. Something I think we all can relate to, no matter our career.

On This Podcast Episode:

If you’re thinking this whole making money online thing is not realistic, then you need to meet Melyssa. She’s not only incredibly successful at her own business, but she spends her day helping others find their own Pursuit With Purpose (that’s even the name of her podcast). However, the money lessons that Melyssa has learned along the way might shock you (and you need to hear no matter what your career is).

Ask Shannah – How can I get my partner (soon to be spouse) on the same money page with me?

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Survive Unemployment & Ignite Your Future with Chris Hutchins, Grove + Ask Shannah Buying Your First Home

Getting laid off can feel like the worst thing to ever happen to you, but what if it’s the best thing that ever happened to you? When Chris Hutchins, CEO, and co-founder of Grove got laid off he realized he had two choices – 1) wallow in his unemployment, or 2) take a risk and try to leverage unemployment into future success.

On This Podcast Episode:

Check out the latest Ask Shannah question from two listeners about saving money and strategies to grow that savings for first-time homebuyers.

Chris shares his journey of being laid off and the evolution of building his new company, Grove aimed at making personalized financial advice both affordable and accessible for everyone. He’s also sharing some gems about saving money while not sacrificing your lifestyle (yes, it’s possible).

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